Best Church Practices
Constitutions and Bylaws
Walk carefully through this important process since these documents will guide the church's future direction.
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Overview

Writing or revising a constitution and bylaws can be painstaking work because you're trying to do many things: Plan the way you govern your ministry; protect your church from legal intrusions; constructively work through any internal disputes; and put your church in a place to do ministry rather than spin your wheels. This download helps you think through and implement complete documents for your church's governance and organization.

This Resource contains all of the following:

A Constitution and Bylaws: To Guide and Protect 

Congregational-Style Church Constitution and Bylaws  

Generic Presbyterian Church Constitution and Bylaws 

Pastor-Centered Church Bylaws 

Ethical Guidelines for Christian Living 

A Sample Procedure for Biblical Discipline 

Biblical Qualifications for Elders 


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Topics:Bylaws, Church Board, Constitutions, Direction, Management, Not-for-profit issues, Objectives, Policies
Filters:Church board, Church, leaders of, Management
References:Titus 1:5, 1 Corinthians 14:40, Colossians 2:5
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Precious Onyeneke

February 27, 2011  5:12am

constitution and bye law download

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john landry

February 21, 2011  8:28pm

can two members of the same family sit on the ppr comm. yes or no and where can I find this out . thank you

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